May 2020

Desh Videsh May 2020

Cover Story

Remembering Bollywood Legends Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan

Remembering Bollywood Legends Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan Two of Bollywood’s most beloved actors, Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan, died within a day of each other, both leaving behind a memorable cinematic work and millions of grieving fans all over the world. The sudden demise of these legends was perhaps not unpredictable. Both actors have been suffering from deadly diseases …

Book Review

The Top Books on Hinduism

The Top Books on Hinduism

From the ancient Vedas written over 10,000 years ago to books written by world renowned Hindu and Non-Hindu writers in modern times on Hinduism, they have found a top spot in the literary world. India has been the birthplace of some of the most prolific and talented writers. Be it the ancient Ramayan and Mahabharat author Ved Vyas,  spiritual leader …

Incredible Indians

Sa Ni Dha Pa Live – Sur Sangam in Your Living Room: A new music series that aims to brighten your day!

By Raj Shah, Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh The COVID-19 pandemic has created a time of unprecedented uncertainty and anxiety for many. The lockdown has caused many of us to feel isolated and at a loss for ways to spend the time. To alleviate some of these pressures, Desh-Videsh Media Group and Florida Fine Arts have come together and launched a community …


How to Boost Your Immune System to Fight Diseases

How to Boost Your Immune System to Fight Diseases

The COVID-19 pandemic has led many researchers and doctors to talk about the importance of a strong immune system. It has been emphasized time and again that if you have a strong immune system you can easily keep those abominable, microscopic invaders away from you or at the least be better prepared to fight infection. What is the immune system? …


Hotel Investing in the Uncertain Pandemic Climate

By Ahmed Kabani As we commence a new quarter in 2020, facing heavy headwinds in the face of a new decade, it is more important than ever to develop a plan to work through this pandemic. There is still so much uncertainty, yet it is our responsibility as business professionals to develop a plan to prepare ourselves for the worst-case …


Preven-Tea-Tive By Chahna Tailor

By Chahna Tailor Happy May! I hope you have been practicing social distancing and are keeping safe! During this time, it is helpful that we keep ourselves healthy any way that we can. Your immune system is one of your best allies for viruses, the flu, and other infectious diseases. Ayurveda, India’s preventative medicine system, can be used to keep …

Immigration News


Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants

By Manju Kalidindi On April 22, 2020, President Trump signed a proclamation titled “Suspending Entry Of Immigrants Who Present a Risk To The United States Labor Market During The Economic Recovery Following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak.” The order became effective at 11:59 PM EST on April 23, 2020, and is scheduled to be in effect for 60 days and …


South Florida Teens Provide Relief to Medical Workers

South Florida Teens Provide Relief to Medical Workers

Don’t take these high school students for granted! Three high-school students from North Broward Preparatory School are spending their stay-at-home time productively with a project to help doctors, nurses and hospital workers on the front lines. While also attending online classes and completing homework assignments and projects, Akhil Deo, Jason Krause and Farhad Ibrahimzade are busy 3D-printing surgical mask ear …

Desi TV

From Neha Kakkar to Bharati Singh: filming at home trend of the hour

From Neha Kakkar to Bharati Singh: filming at home trend of the hour

The production process of the entertainment industry has been stalled due to the COVID-19 shutdown. It has been over a month that no fresh episodes were shot on TV channels. However the industry has risen to the occasion with hosts resuming shoots for their shows even while staying at home. If the creative briefs and the dialogues of the actors …


Raj Shah Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group

Desh-Videsh May 2020 Editorial

Dear Readers, First and foremost, on behalf of the entire Desh-Videsh Media Group team, we wish a very Happy Ramadan to all our Muslim readers and supporters. I would also like to pray to Almighty God that He protects all Desh-Videsh readers and community members from COVID-19. Our prayers and heartfelt thanks go to all those who are fighting this …